Editorial Note

The North Atlantic Council met in Washington on January 6, 1950, in its third session. Secretary of State Acheson was chairman of the meeting. The other NATO participants were represented by their diplomatic representatives in Washington. The Council considered and approved the report discussed in Acheson’s memorandum of January 3 to the President, page 1.

The official summary report of action taken at the January 6 meeting was sent to Secretaries of the Defense Committee and the Defense Financial and Economic Committee and is in the S/ISA Files, Lot 52–26, North Atlantic Council. Lot 52–26 contains the files of the Office of the Director for International Security Affairs in the Department of State for the years 1949–1951.